It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Parkland teen David Hogg and not only is he still around pushing a gun control agenda, he’s still getting schooled over his limited grasp on issues.
Hogg was being interviewed on the ABC daytime syndicated talk show “Windy City Live” in Chicago when he said that gun control should’ve been dealt with “centuries ago.”
Host/admirer Ryan Chiaverini asked Hogg “how have you had the courage to do what you’re doing.”
“We have to develop this courage when our political leaders refuse to have it,” Hogg replied. “When politician say, now is not the time to talk about this, they were right, the time to talk about this was decades and centuries ago.”
The remark was met with a bone-crushing response from Townhall columnist Katie Pavlich: “It was: July 4, 1776.”
It was: July 4, 1776 🇺🇸 https://t.co/9kTsoajAUM
— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) October 23, 2018
Others added specifics to Pavlich’s observation, which is a general assessment of the birth of our constitutional rights.
And specifically on December 15, 1791 when the Bill of Rights were adopted, including the 2nd Amendment.
— Peter Maerkel (@pjmaerkel) October 23, 2018
— Straight White Male 🇺🇸 (@FreeWhiteMale) October 23, 2018
Being a member of a generation more likely to condemn the Founding Fathers than to revere them based on what’s being taught in the classroom, it’s not surprising that Hogg wouldn’t understand this.
Here’s a sampling of other responses from social media users willing to contribute to the recent high school graduate’s education.
— Goo T. Gwaba (@GooGwaba) October 23, 2018
— Merica1776 (@Merica17761) October 23, 2018
Take a bow, public education. https://t.co/BDS60Umnfm
— Azathoth (@ArkhamRealty) October 23, 2018
The continued exploitation of this kid is disgusting. https://t.co/qX400eRpKS
— Jim Eltringham (@JimEltringham) October 23, 2018
#Hoggwash is a prime example of what happens when our youth just sits in a chair taking up space at school. America's history is a wonderful thing. Being able to know what you're talking about is even better
American Revolution https://t.co/1UD8RGuDgO
— mike ruger (@RugerBncurtis) October 23, 2018
These people are so uninformed and unlearned. Like, what is the Constitution?
It was addressed decades and centuries ago.
Read it, if you know how? https://t.co/ZxJxjYJWdS
— Travis Barnes (@BennyWorley) October 23, 2018
Our Constitution addresses it quite clearly. https://t.co/eeua4cLee6
— Nathaniel Lacoy (@NateLacoy) October 23, 2018
😂 It was, kid. It’s called the Second Amendment. Study some history.
— Mayer Fertig (@MayerFertig) October 23, 2018
I didn’t think it was possible, but this kid gets dumber every time he opens his mouth
— Rob (@piratedwight) October 23, 2018
@davidhogg111 I’m sure that the king of England would have agreed with you wholeheartedly
— Jason Perkins (@FarmerPerky) October 23, 2018
— Kam Pawar (@pawar_kam) October 23, 2018
I don't want to hand the future over to these kids. Do I HAVE to? https://t.co/tX5H5jyu0s
— Aragorn Aragon (@RXCafeTX) October 23, 2018
Latest posts by Tom Tillison (see all)
- Gutfeld asks a question no one else is asking: ‘Is this impeachment really historic?’ - January 19, 2020
- Don Jr. wants to know which weak-kneed GOP Senators cave to Nadler’s latest BS: ‘They don’t deserve to be in office’ - January 19, 2020
- Virginia lawmaker warns gun-owners governor’s fake ‘State of Emergency’ is a ‘set up’ ahead of rally - January 19, 2020